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300 College Park, Dayton, OH 45469, USA

Location info of University of Dayton

  • Located in America’s heartland, Dayton is known for its rich history of innovation and connections to aviation, thanks to the Wright brothers.
  • #69 Best Places to Live U.S. News & World Report, 2019
  • #25 Best U.S. City for STEM Workers Wallethub, 2018
  • #8 City with the Lowest Cost of Living, 2019

Top Reasons to Study in University of Dayton

Top-Tier Catholic University

Founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary (the Marianists), a group of visionary leaders who knew that consistent change was necessary for constant growth, the University has grown into a top-tier Catholic university.

Stellar Students
UD students are bold thinkers and servant leaders who use their gifts and talents to make a positive impact on the world. More than 8,200 full-time undergraduates and 3,300 graduate and law students call UD “home,” and our 88% retention rate shows that students love UD.
A Research Powerhouse
In fiscal year 2022, we had $221 million in research sponsorship. To top it off, the University is the No. 1 Catholic university for engineering research and development – and No. 1 in the nation for materials research and development.

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About University of Dayton

The University of Dayton is a top-tier Catholic research university with academic offerings from the undergraduate to the doctoral levels. We are a diverse community committed, in the Marianist tradition, to educating the whole person and linking learning and scholarship with leadership and service.

Career at University of Dayton

Career Services tracks the success rate of those graduating from the University of Dayton.

Successful Outcomes

Nearly all — 98% — of 2022 graduates report being employed, pursuing a graduate degree or participating in a service program within six months of graduation.
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Campus life

In a Community of Doers, There’s Always Something To Do:
Your first walk on campus can be as exhilarating as the walk across the commencement stage. That’s the moment you realize you’re a part of something bigger than yourself.

Whether it’s the buzz in the air from having more than 260 student organizations, the creative energy around our arts events, the passion for our Division I athletics and campus recreation activities, or the feeling that we’re all in this together, your experience will be unforgettable.


Undergraduate scholarships:

$5,000 to $20,000

Graduate scholarships:



Ranking & Accreditation of University of Dayton

  • #127 National Universities U.S. News & World Report, 2023
  • Top 50 Colleges That Create Futures

Other rankings:
# 11 Top Entrepreneurship Program in the US (Princeton Review)
# 114 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
# 166 Business Program by U.S. News & World Report, 2022
# 37 Best Value Schools
#191 Computer Science

Student Accommodation at University of Dayton

On Campus: Shared Dorm : $8,600
Typical housing fees for one academic year.

On-campus housing for undergraduate students offers a dorm room shared with one other student and a common hall bathroom.

Dining: $6,030

Other: $2,000




Programs at University of Dayton


  1. Applied Mathematical Economics – STEM designated
  2. Art Education
  3. Art History
  4. Biochemistry – STEM designated
  5. Biology – STEM designated
  6. Chemistry – STEM designated
  7. Communication
  8. Computer Information Systems – STEM designated
  9. Computer Science – STEM designated
  10. Criminal Justice Studies
  11. Discover Arts
  12. Discover Sciences – STEM designated
  13. Economics
  14. English
  15. Environmental Biology – STEM designated
  16. Environmental Geology
  17. Fine Arts
  18. French
  19. Geology – STEM designated
  20. German
  21. Graphic Design
  22. History
  23. Human Rights Studies
  24. International Studies
  25. Mathematics – STEM designated
  26. Medicinal-Pharmaceutical Chemistry – STEM designated
  27. Music
  28. Music Composition
  29. Music Education
  30. Music Performance
  31. Music Therapy
  32. Philosophy
  33. Photography
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  1. Computer Science (MCS)
  2. English (MA)
  3. Public Administration (MPA)
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  1. Accounting
  2. Business Economics
  3. Discover Business
  4. Entrepreneurship
  5. Finance
  6. Management – STEM designated
  7. Management Information Systems
  8. Marketing
  9. Operations and Supply Chain Management
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  1. Master of Business Administration (MBA)
  2. Master of Business Analytics (MBAN) —STEM-Designated
  3. Master of Finance (MFin)
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  1. Dietetics
  2. Health Science
  3. Sport and Wellness
  4. Adolescence to Young Adult Education
  5. Early Childhood Leadership and Advocacy
  6. Foreign Language Education
  7. Intervention Specialist
  8. Middle Childhood Education
  9. Middle Childhood Education/Intervention Specialist
  10. Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 5
  11. Secondary Catholic Religion Education
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  1. Interdisciplinary Educational Studies (MSE)
  2. Transdisciplinary Early Childhood Education (MSE)
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STEM designated programs

  1. Chemical Engineering
  2. Civil Engineering
  3. Computer Engineering
  4. Discover Engineering
  5. Electrical Engineering
  6. Mechanical Engineering
  7. Discover Engineering Technology
  8. Electronic & Computer Engineering Technology
  9. Industrial Engineering Technology
  10. Mechanical Engineering Technology
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  1. Aerospace Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  2. Biomedical Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  3. Chemical Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  4. Civil Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  5. Computer Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  6. Electrical Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  7. Electro-Optics (MS) – STEM designated
  8. Engineering Management (MS) – STEM designated
  9. Engineering Mechanics (MS) – STEM designated
  10. Materials Engineering (MS) – STEM designated
  11. Mechanical Engineering (MS) – STEM designated

Renewable and Clean Energy (MS)

Systems Engineering (MS) – STEM designated

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  1. Master of Laws (LLM)
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